How Long to Read The Lost

By Simon Beckett

How Long Does it Take to Read The Lost?

It takes the average reader 5 hours and 42 minutes to read The Lost by Simon Beckett

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


A London detective makes a gruesome discovery that could solve the riddle of his son’s disappearance in this crime thriller series debut. Det. Sgt. Jonah Colley of the Metropolitan firearms unit has been wracked with guilt for the past ten years, ever since his son went missing under his care. The tragedy broke up his marriage and left him estranged from his best friend, Det. Sgt. Gavin McKinney. But now Gavin calls him out of the blue. Desperate for help, he needs Jonah to meet him at Slaughter Quay. Jonah arrives to a horrifying crime scene where Gavin was brutally attacked and left for dead. As the only survivor, he is also a person of interest. But even while under suspicion himself, Jonah is determined to find out what happened. Uncovering a network of secrets and lies about the people he thought he knew, he’s forced to question what really happened all those years ago. The Lost is the first book in the Jonah Colley thrillers by the award-winning, Sunday Times–bestselling author of the David Hunter series.

How long is The Lost?

The Lost by Simon Beckett is 341 pages long, and a total of 85,591 words.

This makes it 115% the length of the average book. It also has 105% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Lost Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 7 hours and 47 minutes to read The Lost aloud.

What Reading Level is The Lost?

The Lost is suitable for students ages 12 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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